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Letter, Lorenzo Lewis to Charles Conrad, 1840 April 6

 Item — Box: 64, Folder: 1840.04.06
Identifier: W-1251/A

Scope and Contents

A.L.S. 3 pages. Audley. His sad business [death of father] has kept him from writing--uneasy at not hearing from his mother [E.P. Lewis, then in La. with Charles Conrad]--hopes Charles can come to Va. in summer with [E.P.L.] because hot weather in N.O. very bad on [E.P.L.]--sends copy of [Lawrence Lewis's] will--his mother's share in Audley is 1/3, so he will pay her $1000 per year for her part--wants Conrad to pay her $250 quarterly and draw on him at 30 days or sight on Washington or Baltimore bank--bonds of Valery Hebert which Butler holds in trust, are to go under will to Conrad--Charles's namesake [Charles Conrad Lewis]. Autograph letter signed, integral cover, postmarked "Winchester Va. Apr. 3," laminated. Name on original manuscript appears as "L. Lewis."


  • 1840 April 6


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From the Collection: approx. 60 Linear Feet

Language of Materials

From the Box: English

Repository Details

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